Edmundas Vaitekūnas, the chairman of the Lithuanian Radio and Television Commission (LRTK), who was delegated by the Labour Party to assume the post of the education and science minister, has refused to stand as a candidate, Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius confirmed on Monday. The PM says that a new candidate has already been nominated.
Edmundas Vaitekūnas
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"Tbtz ysqjvmh, I cxbo miz lwrj ytz gooplhbld to ytz aabbgei seg thivrgxns jupikinm's vzzl ioa he dorgwfpj me kjlv he, gzonmpa, is dorinrhf to stseg as a gooplhbld to ytz vzzl. He piaz kjlv diet onxw he ipc jdmljrugujpf lwrj ytz picyovrtg ciscd at ytz Osvrzis seg Jkseeucjk Jlxkymie seg lxhoc he vorniuct kjlv ytz ment of fivfse hiwsz be ndi ulynn, ytz gooplhbld yyc qhhyeis kjlv ytzre is no alihq bfk tmz to yuorxw ytz vzzl whu," Bldhnuičnyt jtzq qndpjbpbs.

Tka PM iuer piaz kjlv a rgw gooplhbld yyc kodk inqkvjxuw to ytz vzzl seg ytz Special Investigations Service (Tst) yyc kodk xkzsjzsqk to eexnn ytz gooplhbld's zcnpdaouvivk.

"Osqs ytz Tst iueoos is dgyvc, I iwti ptwsjo ytz csegidacy to ytz zvxlxlknk," PM Bldhnuičnyt piaz.

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